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How much weight can the 2017 Dodge Journey tow?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Dodge Journey on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 at 8:05 pm
2017 Dodge Journey towing capacity

2017 Dodge Journey towing capacity

As the summer months set in, drivers across the area are preparing for warm weather adventures with their favorite off-road toys in tow. Whether drivers are going camping, boating or hiking, they want to be equipped with a vehicle capable of safely and confidently hauling the supplies and equipment they need. The 2017 Dodge Journey and its towing capacity give travelers the freedom they need explore and transport heavier loads along the way.

Towing safety features in the 2017 Dodge Journey
How much weight can the 2017 Dodge Journey tow?

When paired with the award-winning 3.6-litre Pentastar VVT V-6 engine, the 2017 Dodge Journey can generate 283 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. This power can be channeled to tow up to 1,134 kg (2,500 lb) when the vehicle is also equipped with the Trailer Tow Prep Group.

Towing safety features in the 2017 Dodge Journey

While towing things like boats and campers during the summer time leads to fun adventures, safety has to be a top priority in order to make it happen. From standard safety features to available tools, these resources ensure travelers get to their desired destinations confidently and comfortably:

  • Electronic Stability Control system – this standard safety suite monitors road conditions and adjusts the brakes and throttle in instances of traction loss, understeer or oversteer. It includes Trailer Sway Control, All-Speed Traction Control and Electronic Roll Mitigation.
  • Trailer Sway Control – this standard feature is part of the Electronic Stability Control system. It utilizes a variety of sensors to monitor trailer stability and improves handling when crosswinds and traffic have potential to create trailer sway. It can engage the vehicle’s brakes and minimize engine power to correct sway.

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Drivers hoping to take their adventures off-road this summer can do so by scheduling a test drive at Regency Chrysler with the 2017 Dodge Journey. Contact our team to learn more today!

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